Almond Christmas Cookies (Mandelspekulatius)
Almond Christmas cookies (Mandelspekulatius) – a German pastries recipe, you can make a hole in the cookies, pass a ribbon and decorate the Christmas tree.
Almond Christmas cookies ingredients
Almond Christmas cookies recipe
To make a recipe for almond Christmas cookies, sift the flour and mix it with baking powder, vanilla sugar, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.
After pouring eggs beaten with sugar and knead elastic soft dough. If the dough does not combine in one lump, add a couple of tablespoons of cold water.
Roll out the prepared dough into a layer 7-8 mm thick and cut out with the shape of an asterisk or Christmas tree.
Put the cut figures on a greased baking sheet, sprinkle with chopped peeled almonds and put in the oven. Bake almond cookies at 180°C (355°F) 15-20 minutes.